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5 killed in West Texas auto wreck

Published On: Sep 30 2013 08:53:36 AM CDT
Updated On: Sep 30 2013 08:58:59 AM CDT
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SEAGRAVES, Texas (AP) -

Five people have been killed in West Texas after a pickup hit the back of another truck, causing both vehicles to overturn.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a Dodge pickup struck the rear of a GMC truck and all occupants of the GMC died at the scene Sunday. The victims were Romulo Molina, Luis Valenzuela, David Dominguez-Juarez, Isabel Garcia-De La Cerda and Juan Carlos Enriquez Mendoza. Molina was the only one wearing a seatbelt.
    
Authorities said alcohol might have been a factor in the crash just north of Seagraves, about 60 miles southwest of Lubbock.
    
Ramero Aguilar, a passenger in the Dodge, was flown to a hospital. Authorities said Ramon Aguilar, the Dodge driver, left the scene but was later found by troopers and taken to a hospital.